Category Archives: Imam Ad-Dhahabi [Shamsud Deen Muhammad bin Ahmad bin ‘Uthmaan bin QaymaazAt-Turkmaniy Ad-Dimashqiy (673-748ah)]

Save yourself


فليسع امرؤ في فكاك رقبته من النار، فلا حول ولا قوة إلا بالله. ثم العلم ليس هو بكثرة الرواية، ولكنه نور يقذفه الله في القلب، وشرطه الاتباع، والفرار من الهوى والابتداع. وفقنا الله وإياكم لطاعته.  “…So let a person strive … Continue reading

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“I said, ‘No, you haddathani!’


One of the hadith scholars that Imam Bukhari took from, Hisham ibn Ammar narrates an incident that happened to him when he was 8 years old. He said, “My father sold a house of his for 20 dinars so that … Continue reading

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“The 70 Major Sins”


The major sins are those acts which have been forbidden by Allah in the Quran and by His Messenger (SAW) in the Sunnah (practise of the Prophet), and which have been made clear by the actions of of the first … Continue reading

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Believing Fortunetellers and Astrologers…


  As i’ve said i’ll be posting excerpts from Imam Ad-Dhahabi’s book Major Sins (Al-Kaba’ir) this book is now available in PDF form if you want to download this you can find it in my E-download menu.  I’m posting this … Continue reading

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‘Telling lies’


So i was reading this book by Imam Shams al-Din al-Dimashqi al-Dhahabi he enumerated 70 Major sins in his book Al-Kaba’ir (Major Sins) and here is one of them “telling lies” inshaAllaah i will be posting some more from his … Continue reading

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‘Breaking One’s Promise Or Pledge.’


Allah, Most High, says, {And fulfill (every) engagement, for (every) engagement will be enquired into on the day of reckoning} (AI-Isra: 34) {O ye who believe! Fulfill (all) obligations?} (AI-Ma’idah: 1) Az-Zajjaj said engagements include all what Allah commands or … Continue reading

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